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Dr. John Munshower
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I keep burping up egg smell and have gas as well. Have not ate eggs lately. Any idea?

I keep burping up egg smell and have gas as well.  Have not ate eggs lately.  Any idea?

Sulfur Gases: The terrible smell of sulfur burps is caused by hydrogen sulfide (h2s). The gas is known to originate from certain foods that contain sulfur proteins in them. During the process of digestion these proteins are broken down in the gastro-intestinal tract by sulfur-reducing microbes. Try altering your diet, and if persists, then seek medical evaluation as some infections can also cause it to happen. ...Read more

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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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I am experiencing burping up the rotten egg smell an diarrhea as well. Also I already have celiac disease an GERD. Just wondering what is going on?

I am experiencing burping up the rotten egg smell an diarrhea as well. Also I already have celiac disease an GERD. Just wondering what is going on?

See GI doctor: With so many problems, you need to consult a GI specialist to find out. I assume that you have been avoiding gluten all already. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Why do my burps smell and taste like rotten eggs ?

Why do my burps smell and taste like rotten eggs ?

Some ideas: This may be a tipoff that you have giardiasis. Or there may be a diverticulum or some other problem in your upper digestive tract. This is one to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Shariq Refai
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What could cause someone's burps to smell like rotten eggs?

What could cause someone's burps to smell like rotten eggs?

Bad food..: Eating rotten food or rotten eggs would do it. But, it is not always something concerning. Everyone burps, its natural, and they dont always smell the best. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
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What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question i just asked?

What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question i just asked?

VSCs: Volatile sulfur compounds. Bacterial and digestive processes create vscs that smell like rotten eggs. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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What does it mean when your burps smell like rotten eggs and you have diaherra.? Answers please!

What does it mean when your burps smell like rotten eggs and you have diaherra.? Answers please!

You need to be seen: By a gastroenterologist. You need to provide a full detailed history, undergo physical examination and may require endoscopy after analysis of stools. This is not necessarily a simple problem that can be diagnosed over the internet. More info is needed along with the ability to examine you. Go soon. Get better. ...Read more

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Dr. TRUC DAO
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Does anyone have a cure for burps that smell like rotten eggs?

Does anyone have a cure for burps that smell like rotten eggs?

Burp smelly: If the burping is not too frequent compared to other people, then it may not be a case of gastric reflux, which needs treatment. The odor of the burp is never an issue. What a person brings up into the mouth never taste good neither does it smell good, simply=what is below should stay below! ...Read more

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Dr. Vijaypal Arya
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I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

Indigestion: your food is not digested. if symptoms are long enough consult GI for endoscopy .Normally food should be out of stomach in 2 hrs, there are many causes why indigestion? better to seek advise sooner. ...Read more

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